Maintaining thick, voluminous hair has become a far-rich dream for many. Most people today are suffering from variety of hair problems like hair fall, dry damaged due to environmental pollution, stressful and hectic life-style, poor eating habits etc. all these makes maintaining healthy hair an arduous task. Dry damaged hair needs special attention and care.
Markets are flooded with shampoos and hair conditioners. But most of these products are very expensive and chemical laden and overuse of these products can have negative effect on your scalp and hair. To protect your hair from harmful harsh chemicals, you can make your own homemade conditioners easily with the simple ingredients available in your kitchen. Besides being inexpensive, they will take care of your hair in far better way. They will provide you with silky, shiny tresses.
Apple Cider Vinegar Hair Conditioner
Apple cider vinegar commonly found in our kitchen can be a good homemade conditioner because of its acidic nature and low pH level which helps to close the hair cuticles and lock protein and moisture in your hair along with adding shine to your hair. To make this conditioner you will just need a cup of water and 1tbsp apple cider vinegar. (Raw ACV with mother) will work best. Mix them well.
For multiple uses store the conditioner in a repurposed shampoo or conditioner bottle, doubling up the ingredients. Shake well before use. After shampooing your hair apply thoroughly to your hair; allow it to sit for 2-3 minutes. Gently massage your hair and scalp and then rinse with cool water. This conditioner is safe and works well for all hair types.
If you want to add fragrance to your homemade conditioner you can add few drops of essential oil of your choice to it. This conditioner is appropriate for frizzy hair as it helps to detangle the hair easily after application.
Avocado And Banana Conditioner For Dry Damaged Hair
Avocados contain good fat which are not only beneficial for your health but for your skin and hair as well. Avocado hair conditioner can be a great remedy for treating multiple hair problems like dry damaged hair, split end, hair fall etc. avocado conditioner is specially good dry damaged hair. This creamy fruit conditions your hair very effectively, manages frizz, protects your hair from sun damage, moisturizes and nourishes your hair and brings back the shine and luster that has been lost. You will need the following ingredients for making this conditioner:
1 ripe avocado
½ a banana
2 tbsp. of honey
2tbsp olive oil
Few drops of essential oil of your choice (optional)
Mash ripe banana and ripe avocado and blend well until they get a smooth consistency. Add olive oil and honey and mix again. Now add egg and blend well until you get a uniform consistency. Together these ingredients will provide a deep conditioning treatment to your dry damaged hair. Each ingredient will benefit in its own way. Avocado will moisturize your hair; banana will prevent your hair from getting frizzy. Olive oil will provide nourishment and shine to your hair. Honey contains vitamins and minerals which will strengthen the scalp and hair and help the strands to retain moisture.
Apply the conditioner in clean washed hair from root to tip. Clip all your hair at the top of your head and wear a shower cap. Allow the conditioner to work for at least 10-15 minutes and then rinse off with water thoroughly. You will get soft, shiny, silky hair. Repeat this treatment once a week.